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About the Course

This course is designed to provide you with basic working knowledge for using Excel spreadsheets for Data Analysis. It covers some of the first steps for working with spreadsheets and their usage in the process of analyzing data. It includes plenty of videos, demos, and examples for you to learn, followed by step-by-step instructions for you to apply and practice on a live spreadsheet. Excel is an essential tool for working with data - whether for business, marketing, data analytics, or research. This course is suitable for those aspiring to take up Data Analysis or Data Science as a profession, as well as those who just want to use Excel for data analysis in their own domains. You will gain valuable experience in cleansing and wrangling data using functions and then analyze your data using techniques like filtering, sorting and creating pivot tables. This course starts with an introduction to spreadsheets like Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets and loading data from multiple formats. With this introduction you will then learn to perform some basic level data wrangling and cleansing tasks and continue to expand your knowledge of analyzing data through the use of filtering, sorting, and using pivot tables within the spreadsheet. By performing these tasks throughout the course, it will give you an understanding of how spreadsheets can be used as a data analysis tool and understand its limitations. There is a strong focus on practice and applied learning in this course. With each lab, you will gain hands-on experience in manipulating data and begin to understand the important role of spreadsheets. Clean and analyze your data faster by understanding functions in the formatting of data. You will then convert your data to a pivot table and learn its features to make your data organized and readable. The final project enables you to show off your newly acquired data analysis skills. By the end of this course you will have worked with several data sets and spreadsheets and demonstrated the basics of cleaning and analyzing data all without having to learn any code. Getting started with Excel is made easy in this course. It does not require any prior experience with spreadsheets or coding. Nor does it require downloads or installation of any software. All you need is a device with a modern web browser, and ability to create a Microsoft account to access Excel online at no-cost. However if you already have a desktop version of Excel, you can follow along quite easily as well....

Top reviews

Apr 4, 2021

I thoroughly enjoyed this course. The lessons are very easy to follow. I completed the hands-on labs and that further solidified the skills taught in the lessons. It's a fantastic course.

Jul 31, 2021

The course has really helped me become familiar with using Excel for data analysis. i recommend it for anyone who has no knowledge about how to use Excel and also for amateur Excel users.

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Sep 3, 2021

Got valuable information

By Basim M

Sep 6, 2021

It was amazing course

By Avinash K S

Jul 1, 2021

The course is amazing

By Cristian D

Apr 22, 2021

High quality course.

By Adeoba A A

Aug 12, 2021

excellent delivery.

By Libertad M S L

Jun 27, 2021

Excellent course!!

By Stephen A

Apr 9, 2021

very enlightening!

By Ram K D

Sep 4, 2021

Good Excel Course

By harold M g

Aug 11, 2021

Great for newbies

By Kazim K

Jun 19, 2021

Very Professional

By rania a a e

May 27, 2021

more than amazing


Sep 1, 2021

Excellent Course

By Ravi K G

Jul 19, 2021

Excellent course

By Heidi I

Jun 28, 2021

Excellent class.

By Mahdie B

May 25, 2021

complete details

By Nagasai K A

Jun 14, 2021

So Far its good

By Ojasav T

Sep 3, 2021

Very helpful

By Shreyas a

Apr 4, 2021

Good course.


Sep 18, 2021

Nice Course

By Rohit S K

Jun 17, 2021

good course

By 林蔚婷

Apr 26, 2021

very useful

By Edgar V A

Apr 28, 2021


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Aug 22, 2021

vary good

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